SUMMARY The personality of the architect Karfík is presented by the author through posing questions of relation between possibilities of a system or systems, and the effects of personality in them. Under which circumstances a creative situation emerges and how it functions – that could be traced in the life and work of Vladimír Karfík. […]
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SUMMARY The house itself is a complex social element in all the structures that determine it. Obviously the type and level of services offered by housing at the beginning of the 20th century differs from those currently being built in the same locations. The differences do not respond only to developments in technologies, but also […]
SUMMARY The article deals with Czech sacral architecture, in particular, historical moment. Because of the slow movement in the architectural area in comparison to politics, a certain zone of immediate historical period is chosen, which corresponds to the speed of architectural evolution. The midpoint of this imaginary zone on the historical axis is the year […]
SUMMARY At the turn of the 20th century, only the most important cities of our region had a general zoning plan. The zoning plans of smaller cities started to develop in the inter-war period, but only after the World War II the previously marginal discipline of town planning started to boom. Many plans made during […]
SUMMARY The twentieth century brought a number of twists and turns in the land-use planning of the capital city of Slovakia. The development of Bratislava was influenced by different political regimes. Along with economical changes, the regimes have left significant traces not only in the urban construction of the capital city, but also in the […]